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Mark Harmon, has been covering the Georgia and Atlanta sports scene since arriving in Atlanta in 1992. Since that day in November and was lucky enough to cover all kinds of major events from the preps to the pros including:

The Olympics, 3 World Series, 3 Super Bowls, 17 Masters, 2 PGA Championships, the Daytona 500 and all the great races at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, along with the MLB, NBA, and NHL All Star Games and playoffs. He has covered the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State and Kennesaw State athletics along with all the great high school sports the state of Georgia has to offer including the GHSA championships in football, basketball, and cheerleading. Mark won a record eight Associated Press first place awards for best sportscast in Georgia along with the 2013 Emmy for hosting the All Access Pass Pregame Show on GPB.

Mark joined the GPB Sports team in 2010 and has been the sports director since 2012. In 2010, he was one of the hosts of GPB Sports half hour Sports Central Show and has been the host of Football Fridays in Georgia since day one. It has been a lot of fun to see how GPB Sports has grown and improved its coverage each year, constantly striving to bring our viewers the top games, with the best players, and the most innovative coaches from around the state of Georgia. It all culminates in the GHSA state football championships at the Georgia Dome, which is a terrific two-day football fiesta of tackles, touchdowns, and trophy presentations. Mark was also been the host for the GHSA Basketball Championships which are held in March. GPB Sports has also worked with the Georgia State Golf Association producing a one-hour special on the 2014 Georgia State Amateur on which he reported and hosted.

Archive News Articles

College Football signing day

It's National Signing Day 2015

Today is the day that all high school athletes dream about. Today, all over the state of Georgia and the country for that matter, high school players are signing letters of intent to play...

February 4, 2015 - 4:01pm

Recent Blog Posts

GPB Sports Blog

Dekalb Media Day 2016: Lithonia, Lakeside, and SWD

The Lithonia Bulldogs had a winning season last year, chalking up 6 in the “W” column against just 4 losses. GPB Sports' Mark Harmon talked with the top dog, head coach Marcus Jelks who is entering...

July 26, 2016 - 9:43am
GPB Sports Blog

Dekalb Media Day 2016: Saints, Titans, and Bulldogs

Continuing our look at Dekalb County football teams for 2016, we now check in with the Cedar Grove Saints, a team that went 11-2-1 last season. Here is fourth year head coach Jimmy Smith with GPB...

July 25, 2016 - 2:58pm
GPB Sports Blog

Dekalb Media Day 2016: Lions, Tigers, and Rams

Dekalb County football teams are getting ready for the season. Dekalb County is home to 14 sports and 302 state champions over the years. In football last year, 75 players signed letters of intent...

July 25, 2016 - 2:40pm
GPB Sports Blog

Coming Back Home

The Clarke Central High School football program is 46 years old. Over that time the Gladiators have piled up 379 victories against just 161 losses and 2 ties. The Glads have also won 16 region...

July 18, 2016 - 2:18pm
GPB Sports Blog

The Top Tailback

When it comes to Georgia High School Football, fans love to talk about the top running backs this state has produced.  Right at the top, with very few arguments is Herschel Walker who played his...

June 23, 2016 - 1:55pm

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